Everyone is talking about Big Data, but there are questions about how schools should teach Big Data. This conference is designed to bring together faculty, students, and executives from the region to talk about the best ways to incorporate Big Data in the classroom.

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Time: 12:30pm
Georgetown McDonough School of Business
Fisher Colloquium
Hariri Building

Conference Agenda:

11:15 am – 12:00 pm: Registration and Meet & Greet

12:00 pm – 1:10 pm: Luncheon and Keynote Speech
Opening Remarks: Betsy Page Sigman, Dist. Teaching Professor, Georgetown University
Keynote: Vivek Kundra, Executive Vice President, Emerging Markets, Salesforce.com

1:15 – 2:00: Panel on Big Data Education
Confirmed Panelists:
Satish Lalchand, Director, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
Steven Miller, Program Director, Information Management Practitioner Marketing, IBM
Lisa Singh, Associate Professor, Georgetown University
Frank Stein, Director of Analytics, IBM
Moderated by Robert Groves, Provost, Georgetown University

2:00 – 2:45: Networking

2:45 – 3:00: Closing Remarks

Tickets are limited and available on a first-come first-serve basis.

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